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Internet support for finding teachers/lessons with the goal of understanding some aspect of mathematical thinking well enough to explain to others

Untested draft of method that represents
a) an extension of mathematical thinking (provisionally defined here);
b) follows the premise that no teacher would be prepared to guide every student in developing their mathematical thinking in the diverse ways that interest different people and… 543 more words


What constitutes mathematical thinking?

What constitutes mathematical thinking?  I am teaching a course on mathematical thinking without defining the term for the students or myself.  I want a working definition to arise from the explorations we undertake during the course. 218 more words


Christopher Long's fun generalization of an Expii problem

Twitter is really great place to see fun math. Before showing the fun generalization, though, just to avoid spoilers I want to show the original problem. 538 more words

Algorithm Design Workshop: Day 2 (April 2nd 2017)

How would you feel if you were to work on one single Math problem for two hours at a stretch? Most people would never even dare to think about it. 1,173 more words


Number combinations - Readilearn

Mathematics is all around us. We use it every day for a wide range of purposes; from deciding on the sequence in which we dress ourselves, to calculating how much time we have available for an activity. 175 more words


MathThink rides again

It’s been two years since I last wrote a post to this blog. Originally, that hiatus came about because other issues took most of my time, and besides, my… 805 more words

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